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Earlville Pair Arrested on Heroin Charges

EARLVILLE – An investigation into heroin sales in Northern LaSalle County led to two arrests on Thursday. According to the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team, an investigation involving multiple departments culminated in arrests of two persons who had been allegedly distributing

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Hoffman wins Matthiessen Award

  OGLESBY-Martha Hoffman of Earlville earned the Frederick W. Matthiessen Award at Illinois Valley Community College’s 52nd annual commencement Saturday. The award, among the college’s most prestigious, is awarded periodically to graduates who demonstrate academic excellence and

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Vehicle Stolen Sunday in Streator

STREATOR – Sunday morning a resident in the 500 block of Bronson street reported a vehicle was stolen. A silver 2009 Pontiac Vibe was reportedly taken from a garage with the license plate number of AL28665. If anyone knows the whereabouts of this vehicle they should contact the Streator

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Hit and Run Accident Sends One to Hospital

PERU – A 58-year-old man was taken to the hospital after his vehicle was struck and knocked into a utility pole Wednesday evening.   According to the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office the man was southbound on US 251 five miles north of Peru around 10 pm when his vehicle was rear ended by

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Shooting at Dixon High School Injures One

DIXON –  A shooting Wednesday in the Dixon High School gymnasium has one person in custody after being shot by an officer.  According to Dixon Police Chief Steve Howell, the suspect fired several shots in a hallway near the gym and the resource officer assigned to the school charged the

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